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RATINGS: 247   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Early batches of Adam From the Wood were aged in bourbon barrels for over 7 years, while the 2011 release spent 3-4 years in Elijah Craig bourbon barrels. Occasionally available draft and bottles at the brewery only in limited quantities.


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4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, - NOV 14, 2012
2011 Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a beige head. Aroma is super bourbon forward, I get vanilla, oak, leather, dark fruits of raisins and dates, tobacco, sugary notes, almost toasty notes and molasses. The flavor follows the nose, lots of bourbon, wood and vanilla, along with the molasses, dark fruits, leather funk, tobacco, toasty notes, darker sugar and tobacco. Body is on the lighter side of full with an oily mouth feel. Overall a really nice version of Adam!


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lothore (452) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A - pours a deep brownish black little to no head s -deep and malty, plum, raisin, fig t - starts off with an assault of dark fruit and lingers on with tobacco, charred white oak and very mild bitterness m - thick and luscious d - delicious and decadent. A beer for an ocassion

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (2218) - Quebec, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle (12 oz). 2011 vintage. From Daniel, thanks! Reddish brown with a small ring of beige foam and no lacing. Aroma is of cherries, bourbon, booze, vanilla, port notes, plums, caramel, sweetness, tobacco, wood and the list goes on. Taste is slightly to moderately sweet with cherries, port notes, bourbon, chocolate, caramel, tobacco, vanilla, figs and a nice warming finish. Full bodied. Low carbonation. Sirupy mouthfeel. Very good sipper. Extremely complex and the balance isn’t bad considering everything going on in this one.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JefVerstraete (933) - BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
@ RBBWG 2014. Thanks Danko! Very well balanced beer. Aroma of ripe fruits, some sweetness. Boozy character. Some light bitterness in the finish. Very well balanced. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sebletitje (6326) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
33cl bouteille @ RBBWG III, thanks Danko. Cuivrée, col fin beige. Arôme offre de suite ces effluves d’alcool, côté résiduel fruité rappelant des fruits noirs sur un ’musty’ boisé et léger caramel. Palais est malté, chocolaté et caramel avec cette signature typique de HOTD. Palais offre un léger picotement grace entre autre aux notes boisées et épicées du chêne. Léger booze avec un ajout assez modeste du bourbon.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jake65 (2532) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of BuckeyeBoy – thanks a ton! I’ve been waiting to try this one for quite a while now, no time like the present on a lazy Sunday evening. 2011 Batch. Popping the cap is followed by a confident hiss and a light ring of head forms in the neck. A heavy nose of malt and bourbon comes forth, layers of chocolate and dark fruits. I think of bourbon soaked graham crackers… Very dark brown color and a thin ring of creamy tan head. The head bubbles away quickly ad leaves a dark snifter of goodness. Silky texture, so smooth. The bourbon accentuates the dark fruits and compliments the chocolate malt. A little peat and smoke in the end. Swirling complexities, but so very balanced. Smooth. Damn good. Adam is such a great beer memory, one of the first world-class beers I was able to try, and the barrel treatment has delivered. Excellent. Thanks again Jeremy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Smurf2055 (1293) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Pours dark brown minimal head Smell leather, oak and huge red fruit Taste caramel, oak and vanilla, tobacco, red fruit and a little burn on the end, raisin Fuller bodied Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fletchfighters (1010) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 21, 2013
12 oz bottle at hair of the dog 2011 vintage Murky brownish black color and a thin light brown collar. Took a bit to get a reasonable head with this. Mostly a thin layer. Nose was dark fruits, vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, coconut and soy sauce. Turned more towards soy as it warmed. Taste was pretty similar to nose. Soy crept in more as it warmed and enveloped the beer. Low carbonation, medium feel but a lot of soy sauce in the end. Walked away going it was kind of meh

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (2201) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle 12oz at Hair of the Dog, Portland. Year 2011 made. Colour is dark brown with very small slightly brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Bourbon, sweetness, hints of chocolate and malts.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (2454) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 16, 2013
12oz bottle. I have had this numerous times but never rated it until now. Pours out a dark brown with a small head. Aroma is molasses vanilla bourbon chocolate and roast malts. Taste is as the nose with lots of great flavors going on all the barrel notes pit fruit sweetness a good one for sure.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Draft at the source for the 20th anniversary party. Deep ruby maroon color. Aroma of port wine, dark fruit. Taste is huge, boozy, vinous port wine, brandied cherries, figs. A gigantic beer.


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